Department of Mental Health

Seneca County Addictions Program

The mission of Seneca County Addictions Program is to partner with individuals, families and our community to provide appropriate, cost effective comprehensive care to individuals and their families  struggling with gambling, alcohol  and other substance related issues. Utilizing culturally competent, patient-centered evidenced based treatment services, our multi-disciplinary team embraces and fosters individual dignity and respect; promoting hope, honesty, integrity, and teamwork as a way of life. Our goal is to educate, motivate, guide, encourage and support individuals as they gain insight into gambling or substance related issues and learn new and constructive ways to cope effectively with life’s challenges: promoting recovery from all addictive disorders. Services will be offered to Seneca County residents without prejudice. Services available to residents contingent of Seneca counties as deemed eligible.

31 Thurber Drive
Waterloo, NY 13165
Phone: (315) 539-1985
Fax: (315) 539-4393

Walk In Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Friday 8:00am-12:00pm;
Wednesday 4:00pm-7:00pm Thursday

Clinic Hours:

Monday – Thursday 8:00am-8:00pm;
Friday 8:00am-5:00pm


SCAP is an outpatient provider that offers substance & gambling related evaluations & treatment. Services includes: individual/group counseling–specific to identified need, family therapy, and medication assisted recovery, vocational counseling, and service referrals. We offer impaired driver and adolescent services. We strive to integrate and coordination comprehensive care needs as part of your services.


Based on individual’s income if uninsured. Most insurance is accepted.

Support Staff:

  • Tracy Nicandri, Sr. Account Clerk Typist
  • Kristen Stewart, Typist

Clinical Staff:

  • Dorothy Lennon, MD, Medical Director
  • David Roemer, MD, Psychiatrist
  • Meredith Beckley, RN, Clinic Nurse
  • David Lee, LMSW, Sr. Psychiatric Social Worker
  • Michael Pringle, CASAC Addictions Counselor
  • Eric Parks, CASAC, Addictions Counselor
  • Brenda Rider, CASAC, Addictions Counselor
  • Kristina Metz, CASAC, Addictions Counselor
  • Sandy Clayton, BA, Vocational Counselor

Prevention & Treatment Program Director:

  • Tammy Orlopp, LCSW, CASAC

Director of Community Services:

  • Margaret Morse, LMSW